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I need to recompile apache with an external PCRE library. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

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closed as not a real question by Chopper3, John Gardeniers, Khaled, MDMarra, Ladadadada Jul 26 '12 at 8:57

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You can't just preload it why? – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Apr 30 '12 at 8:36
  1. delete existing apache but keep configs
  2. download the source
  3. untar it
  4. compile it with that special module
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+1 But may I suggest using yum to remove Apache rather than just deleting the binaries in step one? – jscott Apr 30 '12 at 11:50

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